Scholarships

Pioneer Scholarships

The following scholarships are available through the Pioneer Scholarships website. Log in with your MyCSUEB credentials.  Other general scholarships are also available on the site.

  • Parry Family Nursing Scholarship
  • Isabel Chenoweth MT Diablo Foundation
  • The Elsie Sanderson Scholarship
  • Alameda/Contra Costa County Medical Association Scholarship (automatically considered based on your completed General Application)

 



Non Pioneer Scholarships
Name of the Scholarship Due By Number of Scholarships Amount Criteria

Sites with multiple scholarship opportunities

Please Check Often!

 All Year

varies varies

California East Bay Oncology Nursing Society (CEBONS) Scholarship

April 23, 2021

and

October 15, 2021

One $2000
ELIGIBILITY
  • Undergraduate Nursing Student at Concord Campus
  • Join ONS as "student" member (free)
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in and in good standing

CRITERIA

  • Interest in Oncology Nursing
  • Financial Need (100 word statement)
  • Essay 500 words or less on why he/she chose nursing, volunteer work, career plans, interest in oncology.
  • Letter of recommendation from two Nursing faculty

See Application

Kaiser Permanente Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Program

See website

August 23, 2021

varies varies
ELIGIBILITY
  • See scholarship website for details
  • GPA minimum depending on scholarship
  • Enrolled in Kaiser Permanente Affiliate Nursing Program
  • California resident and U.S citizen or permanent resident
  • Not an employee of Kaiser Permanente
  • Graduating December 31 or later

CRITERIA

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance into nursing program
  • Tax forms to report financial information

California Nurses Association / NNOC Alameda County Scholarship Fund

See website

July 8, 2021

varies varies

ELIGIBILITY

  • California Nurses Association member
  • Accepted for admission or current student in accredited education program
  • work experience as an RN for past two years in Alameda County

CRITERIA

  • Application form along with W-9 form
  • proof of attendance at or acceptance into accredited education program
  • personal and professional goals statement

Golden State Nursing Foundation (GSNF)

 

See website

June 30, 2021

(open January 1 each year)

two $500

ELIGIBILITY

  • current nursing student in accredited BSN, Entry Level Master's (MEPN) or Advanced Degree (Masters, Doctorate, PhD) program

CRITERIA

  • Strong desire to promote nursing profession
  • Two Letters of Support
  • See scholarship website for additional detail and application form

 

Kaiser Foundation School of Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship (KFSNAA)

See website

June 30, 2021

varies varies

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in accredited Nursing Program (undergraduate or graduate)
  • GPA 3.00 or higher
  • Second year (or higher) of Pre-Licensure or already passed NCLEX for Post-Licensure

CRITERIA

  • Application form
  • Proof of enrollment / GPA from Registrar's
  • Letter Recommendation from RN
  • Financial Aid W-9 form
  • Applicant Letter 
    • why nursing
    • how will contribute to profession or community
    • description of financial need

HRSA Nursing Corps Scholarship Program

 

See guidance and online application

May 26, 2021

varies monthly stipend for tuition, fees, books, etc.

ELIGIBILITY

  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • accepted or enrolled in an accredited U.S. nursing degree program
  • Begin classes no later than September 30

CRITERIA

  • Those with financial need given priority
  • Must work at a Critical Shortage Facility when graduate  

National League for Nursing (NLN) - Nursing Education Scholarship Award

 

May 21, 2021


varies

up to $8000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Nurses pursuing advanced degree as nurse-educator
  • Master's or Doctoral students enrolled in accredited programs
  • Completed at least one full year of study and completed program/ project

CRITERIA

  • Complete application checklist (8 content areas in a specific order)

See website for details

National Healthcare Heroes Grant for Nurses

Bold.org

online application

 May 1, 2021


One

$1000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Current nursing students (undergraduate or graduate level), recent graduates or aspiring nursing students

CRITERIA

F.A. Davis Scholarship

online application

February 

and

October 

 

 

 

Three

$1000

 ELIGIBILITY

  • Currently pursuing one of the following degrees or certifications: LPN/LVN, RN, BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, DNP (or other health-related programs)
  • Enrolled in current term of nursing program
  • In good standing with 3.00 GPA or higher
  • Student in U.S. or Canada

CRITERIA

  • Proof of enrollment
  • 100-200 word introduction about yourself
  • 300-600 word essay

See scholarship site for application.

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. (FNSNA)

online application

 

February 


varies

up to $7500 possible
ELIGIBILITY
  • Current undergraduate nursing student
  • Involvement in student nursing organizations or community health activities
  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

CRITERIA

Uniform Advantage - GNSA Scholarship

Graduate Nursing Scholarship

January 

and

September 30, 2021

 

 Two

 $2500

 ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in graduate nursing program
  • GNSA member (free to join)
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

CRITERIA

  • Academic or Professional Reference
  • 500 word essay

See scholarship website for additional details.

Frontline Heroes Nursing Grant

Bold.org

online application

October 

One

$1000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Current nursing students (undergraduate or graduate level), recent graduates or aspiring nursing students

CRITERIA

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation Scholarship June 

Not Due At This Time
Varies Varies

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in accredited nursing program
    (BSN, MSN and Ph.D. candidates, including international students)
  • Current GPA 3.00 or higher
  • Interested in perioperative/surgical nursing

CRITERIA:

  • academics/transcripts
  • personal statement indicating interest/ experience in periop/ surgical nursing
  • financial need
  • accurate completion of scholarship application

 

Nu-Xi At Large Sigma Theta Tau
Scholarship Fund
Early June

Not Due At This Time
Two $500
  • First or Second Year nursing students
  • GPA >= 3.5
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrate need
  • Essay

Platinum Educational Group (PEG) EMS, Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship 

June 

Not Due At This Time


One for each group

$1000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in EMS, Nursing or Allied Health Program at time of award

CRITERIA

  • Download scholarship packet and submit form and packet on website
  • Letter of Recommendation form
  • Brief essay (500 words)

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center Auxiliary (MPMC)
Scholarship

May

Not Due At This Time


Multiple

Range from $1,000-10,000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Current resident of San Mateo County for at least one year (except MPMC employee)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 (based on a 4.0 scale)
  • Enrolled in or accepted to a healthcare career program with completed prerequisites

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

  • Applications will be accepted beginning March 15
  • Applications must be received in the Auxiliary Office by May 15
  • Funding is for the next academic year
  • Applicants must fill out the application online, print it and mail with all items listed below to the following address:

    MPMC Auxiliary Scholarship Program
    1501 Trousdale Drive, Room 5100
    Burlingame, CA 94010

 

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarship


February 

Not Due At This Time

Varies

Varies

See brochure or SVCF website for all listed scholarships, including Latinos in Technology Scholarship.

eQuality Scholarship

(Nursing)

January  

Not Due at This Time
Up to Two $6000

ELIGIBILITY

  • Service to LGBT+ community
  • Enrolled in ADN or BSN Program
  • Good academic standing

CRITERIA

  • Service to LGBT+ community
  • Leadership
  • Hardship or special circumstances
  • Academic Achievement
  • Available for interview March 15 or March 21

 SEE APPLICATION

Ava Elliott Student Scholarship

January 

Not Due At This Time

One $500

ELIGIBILITY

Nursing students interested in working at Children's Hospital

  • 3rd or 4th year of BSN program or:
  • enrolled in Masters entry RN program at undergraduate level or:
  • enrolled in other RN baccalaureate programs (e.g. accelerated program). Minorities encouraged to apply.

SEE APPLICATION 

California Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) Scholarship Not Due At This Time Varies Varies

ELIGIBILITY

  • Enrolled in state-approved pre-licensure nursing program
  • Current NSNA member
  • Current GPA 3.00 or higher
CRITERIA
  • Personal essay
  • Letter of reference
  • Nursing student engagement examples

SEE APPLICATION

California Association of Colleges of Nursing (CACN)

Graduate Nursing Student Scholarship

Not Due At This Time Two $2000 ELIGIBILITY
  • Students preparing for or in role of nurse educator
  • Enrolled in graduate nursing program
  • GPA 3.25 or higher
  • Committed to teach in School of Nursing at baccalaureate level for two years

CRITERIA
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Recent CV

SEE APPLICATION

Washington Hospital Service League Scholarship


Not Due At This Time One $1000

ELIGIBILITY

Students who are pursuing studies in a health-related field.

  • U.S. Citizen/ Permanent Resident (provide proof)
  • Resident of Washington Hospital District -  Fremont, Newark, Union City, and part of Hayward.
  • 22 years of age or younger as of December 31st.
  • Accepted by accredited school offering associate, bachelor or higher degree program in health-related field.
  • Full-time student.

CRITERIA

  • Official high school or current college transcript
  • At least 100 hours volunteer service or work in health-related field.
  • Current letters of recommendation, one each, from three of following: a. Designee of Volunteer Services, b. Employer, c. Counselor/Advisor, d. Teacher
SEE APPLICATION 
Eden Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Not Due At This Time Varies Varies ELIGIBILITY
  • Resident of Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo or Ashland
  • Enrolled and in good standing

CRITERIA

  • Complete forms
  • Transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation

El Camino Health Auxiliary Scholarships

Not Due At This Time Varies Varies

ELIGIBILITY

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., permanent resident of California.
  • Live within El Camino Hospital district, which includes Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills, or reside in Los Gatos, Santa Clara, Saratoga, San Jose, Campbell or Cupertino
  • accepted or currently enrolled full-time in accredited health professionals program, including Nursing or Advanced Degree Nursing